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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Advantages / Disadvantages Of Internet

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ADVANTAGES OF INTERNET




Following are the main advantages of internet:

1. THE WORLD WIDE WEB

This is also called web or www or 3w. The collection of all web pages in all web sites on internet is called www. These web pages provide us information.

2. E-MAIL

E-mail stands for electronic mail. It is the most popular, cheap, easy and fastest mailing service. We can send and receive messages on internet with in seconds or minutes.

3. NEWSGROUPS

Newsgroups are discussion groups on internet. They are used for free exchange of information.

4. MAILING LISTS

Mailing lists provide information to the users on the selected topics through email. Mailing lists are maintained by different companies.

5. ONLINE BANKING

Several banks are online now. So we can manage our bank accounts on internet. Due to online banking, money is transferred from one city or country to another within seconds or minutes.

6. E-COMMERCE

E-commerce means the electronic commerce. It means that doing business on internet. Now we can sell and purchase goods from any where in the world through internet.

7. JOB SEARCH

You can search jobs on internet. There are many job seeking sites on internet.

8. SEARCH ENGINE

Internet contains a very large amount of information. Search engine is used to easily and quickly find the required information. Many sites provide facility of search engine like Google, Yahoo, Find, Lycos and AltaVista.

9. CHAT

It is the most popular services by which two users can live chat with each other. It is just like talking on telephone. We can chat by text or audio or video. Messenger software like Yahoo messenger or MSN messenger is used for chatting.

10. INTERNET PHONE

We can call on phone to some one on internet. This is cheaper than calling by ordinary phone.

11. FAX

Fax messages can be sent to persons that use fax machines.

12. FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT

You can find films, cartoons, audio and video songs on internet.

13. EDUCATION

There many web sites that provide educational facilities. So education can be achieved online.

14. NEWS PAPERS

Now many newspapers have their websites. We can read news from internet now.

15. DOWNLOAD FREE SOFTWARE

We can download (save in our computer) free software from internet.

16. UPLOAD INFORMATION

We can upload information (send from our computer) on internet. So that this information will be available for internet users.

17. HOTEL RESERVATION

You can get reserved a room for you in a hotel. Several hotels are online now.

18. ONLINE SHOPPING

You can do all types of shopping on internet.

19. DOWNLOAD GAMES

You can download computer games from internet.

20. Traveling Guides

You can find information about any country of the world on internet. You can find maps of any country and big cities.

DISADVANTAGES OF INTERNET

1. HACKING

Hackers access the important information and programs and may destroy it. Hackers try to get password of internet users and then access important information.

2. COMPUTER VIRUS

Computer virus is a program developed for some destructive purpose. Computer virus can destroy your data or software. Virus enters into your computer by internet, floppy disc, CD or USB flash memory drive. Antivirus software like Norton Antivirus and Mcafee Antivirus are used to find and remove virus.

3. WASTAGE OF TIME

There are so many interesting facilities on internet. So people use internet for several hours. In this way valuable time is wasted.

4. EDUCATIONAL LOSS OF STUDENTS

Students spend much time in internet café. So they waste their time and do not attend their studies properly.

5. ONLINE ROBBERY

Important documents are stolen on internet. Passwords of credit cards are stolen on internet. This can do financial loss.

6. IMMORAL WEB SITES / PORNOGRAPHY

There are many immoral sites on internet. This is destroying high values of the societies that don't allow such sexual  material or illegal sexual relations. PORN websites are destroying character of  the preteen and teenagers. There is a strong need to stop / filter porn websites in our country.

7. LOSS OF MONEY

Internet is not free. Internet users pay monthly charges to ISPs. Moreover, electricity bill is also increased by using computer and internet for many hours daily.

7. LOSS OF HEALTH

Most of the users use internet for long time daily. They sit before computer for many hours. This may create health problems like weak eye sight, tiredness, fatigue, headache etc.

8. SOCIAL DISCONNECTION

Internet users give most of time to computer and internet. They always like to sit before computer. They have no time for their friends or family members or relatives. They like to eat while using internet for chatting, on facebook or youtube. They are cut off the external world just for internet. This social disconnection creates many problems.

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